Контрольно-измерительные материалы по английскому языку для 8 класса

Контрольно-измерительные материалы по английскому языку для 8 класса
1. Установите соответствие тем A-H текстам 1-7 . Используйте каждую букву только один
раз. В задании одна тема лишняя.
A. Vacations.
B. One or two schools during the primary stage.
C. The law on full-time education.
D. Streaming in junior schools.
E. Leaving school.
F. Starting to go to school.
G. Going to university.
H. What about charge?
1. Full-time education is compulsory from the age of five, and it is customary for children to start
school at the beginning of the term in which their fifth birthday falls.
2. They must not leave before the end of the term in which they reach the age of sixteen, but they may
continue until the age of nineteen.
3. A child normally completes the primary stage at the end of the school year in which his eleventh
birthday falls. During this primary stage, a child may attend one school, or, particularly in urban
areas, two, these being an infants’ school and junior school.
4. Parents are required by law to see that their children receive full-time education, at school or
elsewhere, between the ages of 5 and 16 in England, Scotland and Wales 4 and 16 in Northern
5. Compulsory education is free charge, though parents may choose a private school and spend their
money on education their children. About 93% of pupils receive free education from public funds,
while the others attend independent schools financed by fees paid by parents.
6. Most junior schools carry out a policy of streaming, that is to say, the children are divided into an A
stream of the cleverest, a B stream of the next in ability, and so on.
7. The school year begins in September, and continues until late in July. It is divided into three terms
separated by vacations at Christmas and at Easter, each lasting about three weeks, and a summer
vacation of six or seven weeks.
Установите соответствие тем A-H текстам 1-7 . Используйте каждую букву только один
раз. В задании одна тема лишняя
A. Diet Coke.
B. Future of the drink.
C. Development of the business.
D. History.
E. General Motors Company.
F. General information.
G. The priority of “quality” papers.
H. The more popular newspapers.
1. Coca cola is enjoyed all over the world. “Coca – cola” and “coke” are registered trade marks
which identify the same product of The Coca Cola Company. About 2 billion gallons are sold
every year, in over one hundred and sixty countries.
2. The drink was invented by Dr John Pemberton in Atlanta on 8 May 1886, but it was given the
name Coca Cola by his partner, Frank Robinson. In the first year, only nine drinks a day were
3. The business was bought by a man called Asa Candler in 1888, and the first factory was opened
in Dallas, Texas, in 1895. Coca Cola is still made there. Billion of bottles and cans have been
produced since 1895.
4. Diet Coke has been made since 1982, and over the years many clever ads have been used to sell
the product.
5. The fight for the market makes it difficult for customers to choose between Coca Cola and
Pepsi nowadays, but it is certain that Coca Cola will be drunk far into the twenty first century.
6. The “quality” papers contain political, industrial and cultural news and devote pages to finance
matters and international news. They have an undramatic layout with lengthy articles. The Daily
Telegraph, with its circulation of over a million copies, sells more than twice as many copies as
any of the other broadsheets.
7. Today popular papers are largely tabloid, half the size of a broadsheet. The tabloids’ compress’
the news and are printed on small sheets of paper. They contain sensational stories and aim to
excite the reader visually, using techniques such as very large headlines and photographs.
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The most popular sport in Britain is football. Every large city has its own professional football team.
Rugby is a fast, rough sport that is also very popular in Britain. The English play both rugby and football
in the winter. In the summer they enjoy playing cricket.
British children are encouraged to take up a sport or a hobby in their free time. Popular indoor
activities include collecting things such as model cars, coins, stamps or stickers of football players or pop
stars. Other pastimes include birdwatching and train spotting.
Popular free-time activities for many British people are going to the cinema, theatre or a restaurant or
watching TV or playing computer games.
In the USA the most popular sports are American football and baseball.
Americans play football in the winter months. Families attend games together or watch national games
on TV. The annual championship called the “Superbow” is a national event. Baseball, on the other hand,
is a summer sport. It is also the national sport of America.
American children collect things like the British. Baseball cards are popular collector's items as
Other popular free-time activities are the same as for Britain such as being a member of a club or
society, going to the cinema, eating out, visiting parks or museums, watching TV and surfing the net.
1.Most British people like football.
1) True 2) False 3) Not said
2.Baseball is a winter sport.
1) True 2) False 3) Not said
3.Girls play American football.
1) True 2) False 3) Not said
4.Children collect things as a hobby.
1) True 2) False 3) Not said
5. Both British and American like having meal at a cafe or a restaurant.
1) True 2) False 3) Not said